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Publication Information

Prime, T. 1865. Monograph of the American Corbiculadae. (Recent and fossil). Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (145): 80 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Corbicula perplexa Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 75, fig. 84.
= Neocorbicula limosa
 
Cyanocyclas globulus Prime, 1865.
‘Jonas, in litter.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 6 [nomen nudum].
‘Jonas, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 130 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Cyrena cuneata Jonas, 1844)
= Neocorbicula cuneata
 
Cyclas aequalis Lamarck, 1835.
Lamarck, 1835, : ??.
‘Rafinesque’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 29.
‘Rafinesque’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 62.
‘Rafinesque’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 174.
(error for Cyclas equalis Rafinesque, 1820)
= Pisidium dubium
 
Cyclas aurea Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 283.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 35, fig. 26.
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Cyclas emarginata Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 156.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 283.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 43, fig. 38.
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Cyclas fabalis Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 273.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 40, fig. 33.
= Sphaerium fabale
 
Cyclas flava Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 284.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 43, fig. 39.
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Cyclas fuscata Prime, 1860.
‘Rafinesque’ Prime, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: ??.
‘Rafinesque’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 38.
(error for Cyclas furcata Prime, 1853)
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Cyclas littoralis Prime, 1865.
‘Férussac, Collect. Michaud’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 54 [nomen nudum].
‘Férussac, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 155 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Cyclas modioliformis Anton, 1837)
= Eupera bahiensis
 
Cyclas occidentale Lewis, 1856.
‘Prime’ Lewis, 1856, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 2.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 41, fig. 34.
(new name for Cyclas ovalis Prime, 1853)
= Sphaerium occidentale
 
Cyclas pallida Prime, 1865.
‘de Charpentier, Mss.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 44 [nomen nudum].
‘de Charpentier, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 153 [nomen nudum].
= Sphaerium ovale
 
Cyclas rosacea Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 277.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 50, fig. 48.
= Sphaerium lacustre
 
Cyclas saratogea Prime, 1865.
‘Lamarck’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 34.
(error for Cyclas sarratogea Lamarck, 1818)
= Sphaerium simile
 
Cyclas securis Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 160.
Prime, 1852, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist.: 218, pl. 6.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 276.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 49, fig. 47.
= Sphaerium securis
 
Cyclas solidula Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 158.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 282.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 36, fig. 27.
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Cyclas sphaerica Prime, 1853.
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 275 [as ‘sphærica’].
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 50, fig. 49.
= Sphaerium securis
 
Cyclas striatella Prime, 1865.
‘Férussac, Museum of Paris’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 54 [nomen nudum].
‘Férussac, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 155 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Cyclas modioliformis Anton, 1837)
= Eupera bahiensis
 
Cyclas sulculosa Prime, 1865.
‘de Charpentier, Mss.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 40.
‘De Charpentier, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 153 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Cyclas fabalis Prime, 1852)
= Sphaerium fabale
 
Cyclas tenuis Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 161.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 285.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 47, fig. 44.
= Sphaerium nitidum
 
Cyclas venezuelensis Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 54 [nomen nudum].
Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 155 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Cyclas modioliformis Anton, 1837)
= Eupera bahiensis
 
Cyrena californica Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 23.
Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 142.
‘Prime’ Clessin, 1879, Conch. Cab.: 232.
(error for Cyrena californiensis Prime, 1860)

 
Cyrena colorata Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 30, fig. 23.

 
Cyrena cubensis Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 29.
(new name for Cyrena maritima d’Orbigny, 1853)
= Polymesoda floridana
 
Cyrena meridionalis Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 19, fig. 14.
= Polymesoda meridionalis
 
Cyrena ordinaria Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 19, fig. 15.
= Polymesoda arctata
 
Cyrena recluzii Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 24, fig. 19.
(new name for Cyrena cordiformis Récluz, 1853)
= Polymesoda inflata
 
Cyrena regalis Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 18, fig. 13.
= Polymesoda arctata
 
Cyrena tumida Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 26.
(new name for Cyrena angulata Deshayes, 1854)
= Polymesoda inflata
 
Pisidium adamsi Stimpson, 1851.
Prime in Stimpson, 1851, Shells of New England: 16.
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist.: 352, pl. 9, figs. 1-3.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 63, fig. 63.
(new name for Cyclas nitida Mighels & Adams, 1842)
= Pisidium adamsi
 
Pisidium aequilaterale Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 63 [as ‘æquilaterale’].
Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 165.
‘Prime’ Prime, 1895, Cat. Corbiculadae: 50 [as ‘æquilaterale’].
‘Prime’ Herrington, 1962, MPUMMZ: 31.
(error for Pisidium equilaterale Prime, 1852)
= Pisidium equilaterale
 
Pisidium altile Prime, 1852.
‘Anthony’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: ?? [nomen nudum].
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist.: 353, pl. 11, figs. 10-12.
‘Anthony, in litt.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 65 [as ‘Cyclas altilis’] [nomen nudum].
= Pisidium compressum
 
Pisidium compressum Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 164.
Prime, 1852, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist.: 219, pl. 6.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 64, figs. 67-68.
= Pisidium compressum
 
Pisidium consanguineum Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 76, fig. 86.
= Pisidium consanguineum
 
Pisidium equilaterale Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist.: 366, pl. 12, figs. 23-25.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 63, figs. 65-66 [as ‘æquilaterale’].
= Pisidium equilaterale
 
Pisidium ferrugineum Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist.: 362, pl. 12, figs. 8-10.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 71, figs. 77-78.
= Pisidium ferrugineum
 
Pisidium grande Prime, 1865.
‘Whittemore, in litt.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 66 [nomen nudum].
‘Whittemore, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch.: 173 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Pisidium variabile Prime, 1852)
= Pisidium variabile
 
Pisidium jamaicense Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 70, fig. 76.
= Pisidium jamaicense
 
Pisidium noveboracense Prime, 1858.
Prime, 1858, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist.: 65, pl. 1, figs. 3a-c.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 67, fig. 71.
= Pisidium casertanum
 
Pisidium rotundatum Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 164.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 72, figs. 81-82.
= Pisidium rotundatum
 
Pisidium simile Prime, 1863.
Prime, 1863, Cat. Corbicul.: 15.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 69, fig. 74.

 
Pisidium ultramontanum Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 75, fig. 85.
= Pisidium ultramontanum
 
Pisidium variabile Prime, 1852.
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 163.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 66, figs. 69-70.
= Pisidium variabile
 
Pisidium ventricosum Prime, 1851.
Prime, 1851, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 68.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 72, figs. 79-80.
= Pisidium ventricosum
 
Pisidium virginicum Prime, 1865.
‘Bourguignat’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 61-62.
‘Gmelin’ Sterki, 1916, Ann. Carnegie Mus.: ??.
(reference to Tellina virginica Gmelin, 1791)
= Pisidium dubium
 
Sphaerium barbadense Prime, 1861.
Prime, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 415.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 53, fig. 53.
= Eupera barbadensis
 
Sphaerium contractum Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 48, fig. 46.
= Sphaerium transversum
 
Sphaerium cubense Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 58, fig. 60.
= Eupera cubensis
 
Sphaerium jayanum Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 46, fig. 43.
(new name for Cyclas jayensis Prime, 1852)
= Sphaerium lacustre
 
Sphaerium meridionale Prime, 1861.
Prime, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 414.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 55, fig. 54.
= Eupera meridionalis
 
Sphaerium parvulum Prime, 1865.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 57, fig. 58.
= Eupera parvula
 
Sphaerium portoricense Prime, 1861.
Prime, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 415.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 56, fig. 57.
= Eupera portoricensis
 
Sphaerium subtransversum Prime, 1860.
Prime, 1860, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 322.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 52.
= Sphaerium subtransversum
 
Sphaerium vermontanum Prime, 1861.
Prime, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 128.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 42, fig. 37.
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Sphaerium viridante Prime, 1865.
‘Morelet’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 57, fig. 59.
(renamed Limosina viridans Prime, 1895)
= Eupera viridantis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Corbicula brasiliana Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 7).
Corbicula convexa Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 3).
Corbicula cuneata Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 5).
Corbicula limosa Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 5).
Corbicula moreauensis Meek & Hayden. — Prime (1865: 7).
Corbicula nebrascensis Meek & Hayden. — Prime (1865: 8).
Corbicula obsoleta Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 4).
Corbicula paranensis Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 3).
Corbicula perplexa Prime. — Prime (1865: 75).
Corbicula rotunda Prime. — Prime (1865: 4).
Corbicula truncata Prime. — Prime (1865: 7).
Cyrena acuta Prime. — Prime (1865: 21).
Cyrena anomala Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 30).
Cyrena arctata Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 16).
Cyrena boliviana Philippi. — Prime (1865: 27).
Cyrena californica [sic] Prime. — Prime (1865: 23).
Cyrena caroliniensis Lamarck. — Prime (1865: 12).
Cyrena colorata Prime. — Prime (1865: 30).
Cyrena cubensis Prime. — Prime (1865: 29).
Cyrena cumingii Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 25).
Cyrena floridana Conrad. — Prime (1865: 28).
Cyrena fontaineii Carpenter. — Prime (1865: 21).
Cyrena fortis Prime. — Prime (1865: 17).
Cyrena inflata Philippi. — Prime (1865: 26).
Cyrena insignis Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 15).
Cyrena isocardioides Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 25).
Cyrena maritima C.B. Adams. — Prime (1865: 27).
Cyrena meridionalis Prime. — Prime (1865: 19).
Cyrena mexicana Sowerby. — Prime (1865: 22).
Cyrena nitidula Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 20).
Cyrena notabilis Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 28).
Cyrena obscura Prime. — Prime (1865: 15).
Cyrena olivacea Carpenter. — Prime (1865: 17).
Cyrena ordinaria Prime. — Prime (1865: 19).
Cyrena panamensis Prime. — Prime (1865: 24).
Cyrena placens Hanley. — Prime (1865: 20).
Cyrena pullastra Mörch. — Prime (1865: 26).
Cyrena radiata Hanley. — Prime (1865: 13).
Cyrena recluzii Prime. — Prime (1865: 24).
Cyrena regalis Prime. — Prime (1865: 18).
Cyrena salmacida Morelet. — Prime (1865: 29).
Cyrena solida Philippi. — Prime (1865: 14).
Cyrena sordida Hanley. — Prime (1865: 13).
Cyrena triangula v. d. Busch. — Prime (1865: 14).
Cyrena tumida Prime. — Prime (1865: 25).
Pisidium abditum Haldeman. — Prime (1865: 68).
Pisidium adamsi Prime. — Prime (1865: 63).
Pisidium chilense Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 69).
Pisidium compressum Prime. — Prime (1865: 64).
Pisidium consanguineum Prime. — Prime (1865: 76).
Pisidium ferrugineum Prime. — Prime (1865: 71).
Pisidium jamaicense Prime. — Prime (1865: 70).
Pisidium nov-eboracense Prime. — Prime (1865: 67).
Pisidium occidentale Newcomb. — Prime (1865: 73).
Pisidium pulchellum Deshayes. — Prime (1865: 70).
Pisidium rotundatum Prime. — Prime (1865: 72).
Pisidium simile Prime. — Prime (1865: 69).
Pisidium ultramontanum Prime. — Prime (1865: 75).
Pisidium variabile Prime. — Prime (1865: 66).
Pisidium ventricosum Prime. — Prime (1865: 72).
Pisidium virginicum Bourguignat. — Prime (1865: 61).
Pisidium æquilaterale [sic] Prime. — Prime (1865: 63).
Sphærium argentinum d’Orbigny. — Prime (1865: 52).
Sphærium aureum Prime. — Prime (1865: 35).
Sphærium bahiense Spix. — Prime (1865: 53).
Sphærium barbadense Prime. — Prime (1865: 53).
Sphærium contractum Prime. — Prime (1865: 48).
Sphærium cubense Prime. — Prime (1865: 58).
Sphærium dentatum Haldeman. — Prime (1865: 40).
Sphærium elevatum Haldeman. — Prime (1865: 44).
Sphærium emarginatum Prime. — Prime (1865: 43).
Sphærium fabalis Prime. — Prime (1865: 40).
Sphærium flavum Prime. — Prime (1865: 43).
Sphærium jayanum Prime. — Prime (1865: 46).
Sphærium lenticula Gould. — Prime (1865: 51).
Sphærium maculatum Morelet. — Prime (1865: 55).
Sphærium meridionale Prime. — Prime (1865: 55).
Sphærium modioliforme Anton. — Prime (1865: 54).
Sphærium nobile Gould. — Prime (1865: 41).
Sphærium occidentale Prime. — Prime (1865: 41).
Sphærium partumeium Say. — Prime (1865: 45).
Sphærium parvulum Prime. — Prime (1865: 57).
Sphærium patella Gould. — Prime (1865: 42).
Sphærium portoricense Prime. — Prime (1865: 56).
Sphærium rhomboideum Say. — Prime (1865: 39).
Sphærium rosaceum Prime. — Prime (1865: 50).
Sphærium securis Prime. — Prime (1865: 49).
Sphærium solidulum Prime. — Prime (1865: 36).
Sphærium sphæricum Anthony. — Prime (1865: 50).
Sphærium spokani W. Baird. — Prime (1865: 44).
Sphærium stamineum Conrad. — Prime (1865: 38).
Sphærium striatinum Lamarck. — Prime (1865: 37).
Sphærium subtransversum Prime. — Prime (1865: 52).
Sphærium sulcatum Lamarck. — Prime (1865: 33).
Sphærium tenue Prime. — Prime (1865: 47).
Sphærium transversum Say. — Prime (1865: 48).
Sphærium triangulare Say. — Prime (1865: 36).
Sphærium truncatum Linsley. — Prime (1865: 51).
Sphærium tumidum W. Baird. — Prime (1865: 43).
Sphærium veatleyi C.B. Adams. — Prime (1865: 56).
Sphærium vermontanum Prime. — Prime (1865: 42).
Sphærium viridante Morelet. — Prime (1865: 57).
 
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